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Texas-Mexico Travel Album

 Collection — Folder: 0030
Identifier: BLIBR-0030-Vertical

Content Description

Collection of 117 photographs and real-photo postcards.

Album begins with ten photographs of street scenes in New Orleans, followed by nine larger zide images of wild flower and plant life in the Rio Grande Valley and Brownsville, Texas. The next thirty-six images depict life along the Texas-Mexico border, including architecture, culture, the Rio Grande, and a July 4th beach outing. Ten images follow of family life in Oklahoma and Mississippi, and then the focus of the album returns to Texas, with sixteen images of a beach trip to San Benito and Pt. Isabel, and seven images of men on horseback wearing ponchos. The latter portion of the album focuses on family life in Kentucky.

Dates

  • 1917 - 1922

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

117 Photographic Prints : b&w photographs and photo postcards ; 7 1/4 x 5 5/8 in.

Author
Sean Visintainer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Brownsville Campus Repository

Contact:
University Library
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Brownsville Texas 78520 United States
(956) 882-7281